The man consumed chloroquine phosphate, a drug used to treat malaria, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis, to treat COVID-19
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Health officials are warning the general public after a man died and his wife was hospitalized from self-medicating to treat coronavirus.
(CNN) -- As the world's heath experts race to find treatments -- and eventually, a cure -- for the novel coronavirus, two drugs have jumped to the front of the conversation: chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine.
Health officials in Nigeria have issued a warning over chloroquine after they said three people in the country overdosed on the drug, in the wake of President Trump's comments about using it to treat coronavirus.